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Home Care Worker

Organisation : Thorne Harbour Health

Location : Melbourne (Southern Melbourne)

Work type : Casual/Vacation

Profession : Community Services, Social & Support Work

Sector : Aged Care & Seniors, Community Support Services, Disabilities, LGBTIQ+

Salary type : Hourly

Application closing date : 7 Mar, 2021

About the role

Thorne Harbour has vacancies in its Home Care team for workers in the southern region of Melbourne. This team provides support to clients living with HIV, enabling them to keep living independently in their own homes. It also works with people who have an aged care home support package and clients of the National Disability Insurance Scheme who need help at home or assistance with community participation. The work is flexible, with casual shifts usually over three to four days a week, depending on each worker’s availability. You need to have a Certificate III in Individual Support, Home and Community Care, Aged Care or similar, or to be studying for such a qualification. Workers also need their own car, as some client transport is involved.

For a detailed position description, including selection criteria, see the attachment below or visit

For more information, call Campbell Smith, Team Leader, Community Support, on 9863 0421.

Members of the LGBTI community, people living with HIV, those with lived experience of recovery from alcohol and other drug issues, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Employment is conditional on having a current Working With Children Card and a Police Check.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Thorne Harbour Health

Thorne Harbour Health is a community-controlled LGBTI organisation, governed by our members, and working for our sex, sexuality and gender diverse communities.

For 35 years as the Victorian AIDS Council (VAC), the organisation led the Victorian community’s response to HIV and AIDS. Our work has now moved beyond Victoria and Thorne Harbour Health is responding to a broad range of issues. Thorne Harbour Health aims to improve the health, social and emotional well-being of LGBTI communities and those living with or affected by HIV, with a particular emphasis on bringing the HIV and AIDS epidemic to an end.

How to apply

Position Description : THH Home Care Worker PD February 2021
Written applications addressing the selection criteria and including a resume and the names and contact details of two professional referees should be sent to using the subject: 'Confidential Recruitment: Home Care Worker application'

Applications close: Sunday, March 7 2021.

Important: it is essential that applicants specifically address the selection criteria. Where selection criteria have not been addressed, applications will not be considered.

Thorne Harbour Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please quote in application: Home Care Worker via Pro Bono Australia.


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